Check out the official music video from The Detroit Hip Hop Architecture Camp™! The song, "Whats The Future of The Hood", was independently written by the camp participants during the one week camp hosted by University of Detroit Mercy's School of Architecture.
The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™ Music Video for "Push, Slide, Pause" By: The Hip Hop Architecture Camp Camp Location: Huston - Tillotson University Song Produced by: Syx Synce (http://notesfornotes.org/austin/) website: www.hiphoparchitecture.com The Hip Hop Architecture Camp™ is a one week intensive experience, designed to introduce under represented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative place making and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture.
I am honored to be asked to be invited to judge The American Institute of Architect’s third annual I Look Up Film Challenge which invites architects and filmmakers to collaborate in bringing architectural stories to life. This year’s challenge calls for films that highlight projects and architects that are helping to change communities for the better.
Renowned Danish architect Bjarke Ingels here offers his architectural advice to aspiring architects and explains why we must , "Care about the people we are designing for. Understand what they want and use that as the driving force for our design."
Rebecca "Bucky" Willis of Bleeding Heart Design was named one of "8 Women who Will Change Everything You Know About Detroit" by The Huffington Post. I am honored to say Rebecca Willis is one of my former students at University of Detroit Mercy! Take a look at the video below where she mentions that reclaiming our visual real estate is vital in transforming improvised neighborhoods. This strategy is discussed at great length in Dr Craig Wilkins' book, "The Aesthetics of Equity - Notes on Race, Space, Architecture and Music"